The YUFE4Postdocs (Y4P) second and final call is now officially open! Interested candidates can access the online application portal and all template documents on the Y4P website. The call closes on 20th December 2023 (midnight CET). Successful postdocs can be appointed around 1st September 2024.

We aim to attract early career postdoctoral researchers of all nationalities and from all disciplines, with a proposal addressing one or more societal challenges or opportunities framed in an urban context. Candidates further define their research training project within one of the two YUFE focus areas open in this call: European Identity or Citizens’ Wellbeing.

The Call Text and Guide for Applicants are available on the YUFE4Postdocs website. In particular, the Guide provides practical information on the program, how to apply and how the applications will be assessed.

Want to find out more?
Any general queries about the program can be sent to the Y4P Helpdesk mailbox:

YUFE4Postdocs is part of the Young Universities for the Future of Europe (YUFE) Alliance. Supported by Horizon Europe’s Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions, YUFE4Postdocs aims to train future proof-researchers, building bridges between academia and society.

Interesting career opportunities
This call offers a total of 22 positions over all of the YUFE universities. Successful applicants will be offered 36-month appointments, attractive working conditions, personalised supervision and career guidance. Together with the YUFE postdocs selected under the first call, they will enter a specialist training program focused on ‘Community-Engagement based Research and Innovation’. The postdocs can freely define their project and carry out their project anchored in a YUFE host university of their choice. As ambassadors of YUFE’s research ecosystem, they will also foster research collaboration with a partner YUFE university.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Information on potential host research groups can be found using our updated Y4P Expertise Webtool

Each Partner University has a dedicated Navigator who can assist potential applicants. Please find their contact details on the YUFE4Postdocs website.